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Xbox One Elite Controller release date ties in neatly with Halo 5

Sam Loveridge

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The official Xbox One Elite Controller release date has been revealed, and it ties neatly in with Halo 5.

If you want to get the ultimate Xbox One gaming experience, you might be tempted by the Xbox One Elite Controller and all its customisation options.

Well, now you know that you'll be able to get your hands on it from October 27, as revealed by Amazon, which just happens to be the same as the Halo 5: Guardians release date.

It's not much of a surprise that Microsoft is choosing to release this new controller on the very same day as its biggest Xbox One game launch.

That's particularly because it's an FPS, and the new controller is aimed at competitive gamers who will most definitely want to try it out with Halo 5: Guardians.

You can pre-order it now for the rather eye-watering price of £119.99.

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The Xbox One Elite Controller comes with full customisation options, including features like trigger locks, re-mappable buttons and a swappable D-Pad.

This controller comes witha variety of metal thumbsticks and D-Pad, so you can find out which set-up works best for you.

Discovering the best configurations can improve accuracy, speed and reach as there's different size options too.

Around back there's four slots of interchangeable paddles, giving your fingers more control and freedom to execute your killer moves with more efficiency. What these paddles will do is totally up to you too, as you can assign them a wide range of inputs using the companion app on Windows 10 and Xbox One.

There's new Hair Trigger Locks too, allowing you to first more quickly and save time on each pull.

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